Abdominal aorta

What is Abdominal aorta?

Abdominal aorta is a continuation of descending aorta (of thorax) into abdominal cavity below the diaphragm. It is the largest artery in the abdomen.

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Is it possible to miss an abdominal aortic aneurysm on a ct scan without iv contrast? I am having a strong pulsing feeling in my left abdomen by my...

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Abdominal aortic aneurysm cannot be missed on CT scan abdomen non contrast

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what is the abdominal aorta?
what is calcification of the abdominal aorta?I also have calcification of the iliac arteries. what is this. what...

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Calcifications in vessels are age related changes.

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Abdominal aorta is a...

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My recent MRI for heart area noted some changes to the negative; I am 79 yo.
NOW my pulse rate has varying swings from the usual 55-65 to as high...

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